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Botanical Name: Salvia splendens
Common Name(s): Sage, scarlet salvia
Ideal annuals for sunny borders. Flowers appear on erect spikes in red, burgundy, salmon, white or lavender. Sow seed during spring in trays and space seedlings 200mm apart when transplanting them into the beds. Pinch out the growing tips to encourage bushier plants. Flowers should appear within 10–12 weeks from seed.
Family: – Lamiaceae
Botanical Pronunciation: SAL-vee-uh SPLEN-denz
Semi Frost Hardy